February 19, 2016 / 10:10 AM / 2 years ago

Cameron says made some progress but still no EU deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was still working toward a deal with European partners on keeping Britain a member of the European Union, adding he would stand his ground to defend British interests.

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at the EU council headquarters for the second day of a European Union leaders summit addressing the talks about the so-called Brexit and the migrants crisis in Brussels, Belgium, February 19, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman

“I was here till 5 o’clock this morning working through this and we’ve made some progress but there’s still no deal,” Cameron said on arriving at for a second day of a summit of European leaders in Brussels.

“And as I’ve said I’ll only do a deal if we get what Britain needs,” he added.

Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Philip Blenkinsop

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